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History of the Chesterfield v Bradford City fixture

Bradford City face a trip to Chesterfield at Recreation Ground on Saturday afternoon, having the edge over their hosts in previous meetings. The visitors have won 13 of the 37 previous games, with the hosts winning just 12.

The most recent encounter between these two sides was less than a year ago, in April 2005, when they played out a goalless draw in a League One match.

For a detailed analysis of the head-to-head between the two sides, click here

Recent encounters between the teams:
2005/2006Fri 02 SepBradford City2 - 0ChesterfieldLGE1
2004/2005Sat 02 AprChesterfield0 - 0Bradford CityLGE1
2004/2005Sat 28 AugBradford City2 - 3ChesterfieldLGE1
1995/1996Sat 20 AprBradford City2 - 1ChesterfieldLGE1
1995/1996Sat 04 NovChesterfield2 - 1Bradford CityLGE1
1985/1986Tue 03 SepChesterfield3 - 4Bradford CityLGEC
1985/1986Wed 21 AugBradford City2 - 2ChesterfieldLGEC

Recent respective form guides

Chesterfield losing only 1 of the last six, but drawing 4 of them. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 6 to 5.

Bradford City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 1 win and 3 draws from the last six played. Only 5 goals have been registered in this time, with 6 leaked at the wrong end.

Chesterfield lie just outside the playoff positions in the Coca Cola League One, picking up 39 points from their 26 games so far. Bradford City's 34 points from 26 games sees them lie inside the top half of the table, in 11th position.

For a detailed analysis of team form guides throughout the leagues, click here

Current form guides:PWDLFAP
Chesterfield6060556
Bradford City6123895

FootyMad's prediction ...

FootyMad see this game edging towards a narrow win for the Spireites, as the Bantams have been none too clever on the road in recent matches. Home win

Sequence statistics:
Chesterfield Drawn last 4 games at home.
Failed to win in previous 5 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 8 games.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Bradford City Not won in previous 4 away matches.
Drawn each of the last 2 games.
No win in the 2 most recent games.